Okay. So if you have stumbled across my page here, just know upfront that I’m about to show to you all the Magical Highlights of our Disney Vacation, but also include those tips when the vacation includes a food allergic child. We’d always wanted to do Disney, but when it involves food allergies, you become Read More
Once again, I’ll start by saying that I may step on some toes with this post, but I’ll put it as simple as I can…Educate Yourself!! There is so much information out there to know how to accommodate and “raise” your food allergic child. Common sense can take you a long way, but some of Read More
Our Baked Milk Challenge
So the day had finally arrived that our Nat could try and have her very first food with milk baked in it. Her milk levels had fallen enough that she could begin attempting to consume foods with milk baked in them. It had been a long 10 year haul, but it was finally here. She Read More
Food Allergies: The PATTERN that may Save your child’s life!
Did you know there could be a Pattern with food allergies? Do you know what that Pattern is? I know I’ve harped on this before and it seems I’m going to give it one more “Harp”. Food allergies are our life and I guess it’s just an issue that rings close to my heart. I’m Read More
The WHAT IF’S of Living with Food Allergies
So how do we organize, implement and monitor our child’s safety when they have multiple food allergies? I call it “The WHAT IF’S” of Living with Food Allergies. I once had a lady ask me as we were sitting in the doctor’s office for a visit, “Why does she (Nat) have a medical I.D. bracelet Read More
To the couple sitting next to us waiting to order….
To the couple sitting next to us waiting to order, sorry about the wait but we have a few questions we must ask the waitress. We would love to be able to come in, sit down and place our order without hesitation, but we decided to bring our daughter with us. It’s a little more Read More
The Correlation between Benadryl, Epinephrine and Anaphylaxis
Ok, so I’m no expert on this subject, but I can say that I’ve had enough hands on experience with all three to know the difference and the effect they have on the body. I continue to read articles and posts on social media where parents are concerned about giving their child Benadryl for anaphylaxis. Read More
Review Your Options-Or Pay the Price
So you bought the product, hooked it up and voila….Good to go! Hmmmm, could it really be that simple? How much time and effort do we really spend on researching the quality of a product before we purchase it? I would even guess to say that the effort we do on research is most likely Read More
Is there such a thing as Support Group Overload
Can you really have too much support? The answer surprised me as well.
Hack: Amazing Uses for those Empty Epipen Cases
If you are anything like me, then you attempt to try and make use of everything you have in possession. Now, I wouldn’t call myself a hoarder, but if I paid good money for it, it’s going to get used in all capacities that it can. Especially if it costs me $100 a pop. We Read More